Bacon wrapped asparagus on a serving plate.
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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

These bacon wrapped asparagus bundles are an easy yet elegant side dish that's sure to garner rave reviews! The asparagus stalks are wrapped in bacon, coated in a brown sugar glaze and roasted to perfection.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus, bacon wrapped asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 169kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 1 lb thick asparagus stalks trimmed
  • 4 slices bacon do not use thick cut
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Divide the asparagus stalks into 4 bundles. Tightly wrap one slice of bacon around each bundle. 
  • In a small bowl mix together the butter, garlic powder, brown sugar and pepper.
  • Arrange the asparagus bundles on a baking sheet and drizzle the butter mixture over the top. 
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until bacon is crispy. Serve, sprinkled with parsley if desired. 

Nutrition

Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 20.6% | Vitamin C: 7.7% | Calcium: 2.7% | Iron: 14%